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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Thurrock
Town
North Stifford
County
Essex
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
56297
Current location

Stifford Green
12 Guardian Ave
North Stifford
Thurrock
Essex
RM16 5US
England

OS Grid Ref: TQ 59868 79959
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
A white stone cross, octagonal in section, mounted on an octagonal plinth on a four-stepped base. A carved wreath is draped over the head of the cross and the lettering is in black inlaid block capitals on six faces of the plinth.
Inscription
6 o'clock face: THIS MEMORIAL/ IS ERECTED IN MEMORY/ OF THE STEPNEY BOYS/ WHO LAID DOWN THEIR/ LIVES DURING THE/ GREAT WAR,/ 1914-1918./ "GREATER LOVE HATH NO/ MAN THAN THIS, THAT A/ MAN LAY DOWN HIS LIFE/ FOR HIS FRIENDS."/ JOHN XX 13. 8 o'clock face: (Names) 9 o'clock face: (Names) 12 o'clock face: COUNCILLOR J. D. HAMLYN/ CHAIRMAN OF THE BOARD/ (1918-1919)/ MR. GEORGE LEWIS/ CHAIRMAN OF THE/ CHILDREN'S HOMES &/ APPRENTICING COMMITTEE/ (1915-1919) 3 o'clock face: (Names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 25
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 25
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,forename,additional
    Order of information: additional,surname,forename
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
  • WAR MEMORIAL
  • Grade II
  • This memorial is protected, and listed on the National Heritage List for England maintained by Historic England. View list entry
  • More about listing and the protection of historic places can be found on the Historic England website
  • Historic England
Condition
History
2005: Renovated by Persimmon Homes. Nature of renovation work is unknown.
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • Romford Recorder 02 July 2004 Brief history of memorial and proposals for future development.

This record comprises all information held by IWM’s War Memorials Register for this memorial. Where we hold a names list for the memorial, this information will be displayed on the memorial record. Please check back as we are adding more names to the database.

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